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Eclipse engagement

SARANAC LAKE — Photographer Jordan Craig — widely known for his drone shots — was grounded Monday, April 8 here at the Lake Colby village beach taking photos of his client, Jacob Platt, who planned on proposing marriage to his girlfriend during the solar eclipse. Platt’s idea was ...

Thousands converge on region to watch April 8 solar eclipse

SARANAC LAKE — Thousands of visitors arrived in the Tri-Lakes on Monday, April 8 in hopes of experiencing more than three minutes of darkness as the sun was completely eclipsed by the moon. A solar eclipse of this scale has been called a once-in-a-lifetime event, especially in the ...

ADIRONDACK LIVING: Reconnecting with outdoorsy roots in town of Keene

KEENE — Recently appointed the executive director of Little Peaks Preschool and Early Childhood Center, Pam Hummel has been traveling to the North Country for 38 years, since her honeymoon. Her husband vacationed in Keene with his family as a child, and after their marriage, the couple ...

North Elba approves more than $164K in LEAF grants

LAKE PLACID — The North Elba Town Council unanimously approved six grant recommendations from its Local Enhancement and Advancement Fund Committee on Tuesday, April 9, divvying out more than $164,000 to local nonprofit organizations. LEAF grants, awarded in the spring and fall, are funded ...

Village of Lake Placid prepares for grant application

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Village Board of Trustees approved an eclipse-related road closure and an updated Lake Placid Marathon route on Monday, April 1 and provided updates on the village’s Americans with Disabilities Act compliance and a bid for a state Downtown Revitalization ...